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Re: Namespace-by-retrieval is consistent and coherent

From: Paul W. Abrahams <abrahams@valinet.com>
Date: Mon, 29 May 2000 11:38:50 -0400
Message-ID: <39328F09.AE55B0BE@valinet.com>
To: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
CC: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, xml-uri@w3.org
Jonathan Borden wrote:

> Tim Bray wrote:
> >
> > 1. byte-for-byte string comparison of the namespace name as given
> > 2. byte-for-byte comparison of the indicated resource after retrieving it
>

< here there's an example showing the problem with #2>

>
> I'd say that #1 is the only reasonable option.

Yes, provided it isn't polluted by attaching any kind of formal meaning to the
strings.

Paul Abrahams
Received on Monday, 29 May 2000 11:38:19 UTC

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